Laurie Penny is a columnist for The Independent
22 August 2012 09:45 AM
Governments cannot be trusted currently to deliver justice and accountability
18 August 2012 12:00 AM
"It's just amazing to see some women doing real protest, making a real noise," says Hayley Foster Da Silva, 29, a pharmacist and activist holding a sparkly home-made sign that reads "Free Pussy Riot". "It's all about freedom of speech."
16 August 2012 10:00 AM
It matters that we live in a country that no longer believes in training minds from all backgrounds
30 July 2012 12:00 AM
Laurie Penny gains an insight into the corporate mindset as she mingles with the crowd at the beach volleyball
20 July 2012 12:00 AM
The Olympic Park will be a politics-free zone. But the Games are one of the biggest political statements going
09 July 2012 12:00 AM
If I had to invent a way to undermine feminism, I'd set up a ridiculous standard of personal attainment
01 July 2012 08:05 AM
It's key to understand that some addicts have a deep emotional connection to smoking
25 June 2012 09:30 AM
When I criticised him for playing xenophobia for laughs, Professor Starkey showed his claws
19 June 2012 12:01 AM
A service that was already at breaking point begins to groan and snap.
13 June 2012 10:05 AM
Notebook: These men confuse freedom of speech with freedom to abuse and harass
The secret report that helps Israelis to hide facts
A day in the life of Vladimir Putin: The dictator in his labyrinth
Were 'Poor Doors' added to mixed developments so wealthy residents don't have to go in alongside social housing tenants?
A new Russian revolution: The cracks are starting to appear in Putin’s Kremlin power bloc
Arizona execution lasts two hours as killer Joseph Wood left 'snorting and gasping' for air
Opponents of Israel's military operation in Gaza are the real enemies of Middle Eastern peace
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- 2 Christians: The world's most persecuted people
- 3 The secret report that helps Israelis to hide facts
- 4 Danish TV reporter is all business up top, all party down below
- 5 Ross Burden dead: MasterChef and Ready Steady Cook star, dies aged 45